On Our Plate: Kindle Fire Mobile App; 2012 Taste of the Nation Tickets; Business Lunch Etiquette; Dining Out for Life; #SXSW; More Restaurant Weeks

Happenings on and around OpenTable…  * We’ve been busy developing our free OpenTable Kindle Fire mobile app — and now it’s here. Download it now! * Share Our Strength 2012 Taste of the Nation fundraisers are happening in San Francisco on March 29th and a city near you. Buy tickets today. * Have foodies changed the rules [...]

On Our Plate: OpenTable Launches New Mobile Site; San Diego Bay Food + Wine Festival Giveaway; Prime Celebrates 15 Years; End-of-Season Restaurant Weeks

Happenings on and around OpenTable this week… * In honor of seating our 15 millionth diner via our mobile apps, OpenTable has launched a new mobile site. Plus, we’ve got a cool infographic that shows our diners’ preferences for days, times, and cuisines! * You can win two tickets to ‘Brunch + Beyond’ with chef Gale [...]

Siri Personal Assistant: A Voice App That Lets You Speak to OpenTable

Mobile makes a great proving ground for testing new usability concepts. Two years ago we pondered our own: showing you OpenTable restaurants with availability around your current location, beating the traditional phone at its own game. Since we started on OpenTable Mobile in 2008, we’ve seated more than 2 million diners via our mobile applications. [...]

Has an OpenTable Mobile App Saved Your Day (or Dinner)?

Calling all OpenTable diners! Has one of our smartphone mobile applications helped you book a table at the very last minute? Did you avoid a long wait by whipping out your iPhone and booking a table on the fly? Ever sail past the hungry masses at a restaurant’s bar thanks to some quick thinking and [...]

OpenTable Mobile Apps: More Than 1 Million Served

More and more diners are booking reservations on the go. How do we know? Since launching our first mobile application, we’ve seated more than 1,000,000 hungry diners through them! With mobile applications for the iPhone, Palm, Blackberry, and Android operating systems, there’s an OpenTable app for almost every device. If your phone doesn’t support any [...]

OpenTable for Android Now Available

OpenTable is pleased to announce that OpenTable for Android is here. Users of the open source Android platform can now enjoy the convenience of making confirmated restaurant reservations on the go and in an instant at more than 10,000 restaurants nationwide. OpenTable for Android allows diners to: • Find nearby restaurants and see real-time availability [...]

This Just In: OpenTable for iPhone 2.0 Mobile App

The new OpenTable for iPhone 2.0 mobile application is here. With this new and improved app, you’ll be able to use your iPhone to: Make 1,000-point restaurant reservations to earn free meals even faster. Modify reservations to change the date or party size. Make “Special Requests for the Maitre ‘D.” Read restaurant menus and reviews [...]